Oprelvekin (Subcutaneous Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Oprelvekin is a synthetic (man-made) version of a substance called interleukin-11. Naturally occurring interleukin-11 is produced by bone marrow cells in the body and helps to make platelets, which are necessary for proper clotting of blood. Oprelvekin is used to help prevent low platelet counts caused by treatment with some cancer medicines.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.